Mains

Vibrant wellington

This wellington is easy to make, delicious and looks great, so a good meal to make if you want to impress your guests!

Time: 45 min

Type: main

Difficulty: 1.5 pans

Makes: 3 to 4 portions

What you need:

4 small beetroots, peeled and roughly chopped

1 carrot, peeled and roughly chopped

1 small onion chopped

120g finely chopped mushrooms

1 celery stick, finely chopped

1 tsp garlic powder

a handful of fresh thyme sprigs

1 tbsp vegetable gravy granules

300g short crust pastry, in a rectangular shape

splash of soya sauce

Utensils:

knife and chopping board

food processor

frying pan

Baking tray

Directions:

Place beetroots and carrot in a food processor and blend until shredded into little pieces;

Add all vegetables, fresh herbs and garlic powder in a large pan with a little water and cook over low heat for about 10 minutes, mixing occasionally (best to keep the lid on);

Once vegetables are tender, add gravy granules and a splash of soya sauce and mix well; adjust seasoning if necessary;

Keep pastry in the baking paper and place it in a baking tray;

Spread the prepared vegetables in the middle portion of the pastry, leaving some empty space in both sides;

Cut the pastry sides diagonally and cross over each other until they all cover the vegetable mixture; cover both tops too; sprinkle a little more fresh herbs on top;

Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200C for about 25 min till golden on top;

Serve while hot.

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